Foundation Plans Scaled Down Art Fest

In an April 4 Zoom meeting of the Parks & Recreation Commission, Louis Briones, chair of the Sausalito Art Festival Foundation, announced plans to present a smaller, simpler and less expensive version of the festival later this year. Instead of the usual 50,000 attendees, the Foundation anticipates welcoming 4,500 people...

City Wide Yard Sale Apr 30

Sausalito’s semiannual City Wide Yard Sale will feature more than 80 seller booths at the MLK parking lot and basketball courts at 610 Coloma Street. The spring sale will take place from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 30. Admission is free. Booth sales began April 4 for...

Working Waterfront Film Screening Mar 11

A new documentary entitled ‘A Tour of Sausalito’s Marinship’ will be screened as part of a special program at the Sausalito Library at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, March 11. A previous screening of this film was announced at the FHA Annual Meeting, and for those who didn’t get to see...

Sea Level Rise Discussed at Annual Meeting

The February 17 FHA Annual Meeting on Zoom was was recorded for viewing later. You can find the link by clicking on News on the FHA website’s home page, then clicking on the paragraph beginning “Did you miss the 2022 FHA annual meeting…” to expand it. You will see a passcode which...

Planning for our Future Housing

The City of Sausalito hosted its first of four Housing Element Town Halls on Feb 10. City Consultant Beth Thompson of De Novo Planning explained the Housing Element process and asked for community input. Every local government jurisdiction in the Bay Area, including Sausalito and Marin County, is developing its...

Sea Level Rise to Be Discussed at Annual Meeting

The City of Sausalito has created a Sea Level Rise Task Force to start helping the community plan for rising tides in the decades to come. The task force will also coordinate with the floating homes community and other neighbors on Richardson’s Bay to share knowledge across the entire Bay...

Sausalito Housing Element Zoom Town Hall Feb 10

Are you interested in what Sausalito’s future housing options look like? Are you interested in senior housing or workforce housing? Now is the time to speak up. Every 8 years, the city must submit its housing plans to the state through a document called the Housing Element. Sausalito’s next housing...

Board Meeting Notes — Jan 2022

Here are some of the items that were discussed or decided on at the January 11 FHA Board Meeting. More details will be reported later in the Floating Times Tracy Corbin of East Pier will serve as the FHA bookkeeper until a volunteer treasurer can be found. The board will...

The Shaman of Rainbow Bay

Recently we mentioned a plan, put forth by Michael Haas, to turn the drydocks in Richardson’s Bay into a “Lunar Village,” a completely self–sufficient biosphere. The plan never materialized, but that didn’t stop Haas, AKA “the Shaman of Rainbow Bay,” from creating another fantasy for an old dredging barge moored...

22 Days of Christmas in Sausalito

There’s a full slate of holiday fun planned for Sausalito next month, all part of the first Sausalito Holiday By the Bay Experience. On Wednesday, December 1 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., there will be a special holiday edition of Wednesday Night Live, with music and art at the...